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Conference 2018 Program

  • 27 August – 1 September

    Session timing

    Session

    Overview

    Departs from Sydney; travels to Canberra

    AFG pre-conference field study tour

    Led by Kevin Harding, AFG President

  • Sunday 2 September

    Session timing

    Session

    Overview

    Late morning – late afternoon

    Young professionals & students forum

    •   Skills development

    •   Leadership & communications

    •   Mentoring & networking

    Late afternoon –

    early evening

    Welcomes to country, to the ANU, and to the conference

     

    Informal welcome cocktails

    Speakers:

     

  • Monday 3 September

    Session timing

    Session

    Overview

    Morning 1

    Forests for healthy cities 1

    Morning 2

    Forests for healthy communities

    Afternoon 1

    Focus sessions:
    Forests for healthy cities

    Forests for healthy farms

    Policy & practitioner panels

    (e.g. Living Infrastructure;

    Carbon Markets)

    Afternoon 2

    Contributed papers 1

    Concurrent sessions addressing conference themes

    Afternoon 3

    World Café

    Managed small-group discussions on key topics

    Evening

    Conference dinner

    Entertaining speakers (tba)

  • Tuesday 4 September

    Session timing

    Session

    Overview

    Morning 1

    Joint field session

    National Arboretum Canberra

    Morning 2

    Concurrent field sessions

     

    A mix of field visits (varying duration) addressing conference themes, in and around the ACT

    Afternoon 1

    Afternoon 2

    Evening

    Free evening

    Canberra – the world’s 3rd ranked city to visit 2018

  • Wednesday 5 September

    Session timing

    Session

    Overview

    Breakfast

    Education, communication and social licence

    Informal forum

    Morning 1

    Forests for healthy farms 1

    Policy & practitioner panel (peak bodies, government)

    Morning 2

    Forests for healthy farms 2

    Next Generation Plantations

    Afternoon 1

    Contributed papers 2

    Concurrent sessions addressing conference themes

    Afternoon 2

    Closing session & conference conclusions

    Bringing together conference learnings and priorities

    4pm

    Close

     

 
 
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